Pixel 2, or Pixel 2 XL? Given the issues with the display and steep price on Google's larger 2017 flagship, this isn't the easy call we might all have thought going in. Which should you get? Unsurprisingly, it comes down to your priorities and budget.
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thatonebooknerd does it seem smoother than the iPhone? I always hated our Samsung bloatWare phones at Work. Glad they switched to iPhones. But, I’m thinking about trying the pixel out for personal use. It just felt a little cheap in my hands compared to other phones.
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I guess people like the pixel because of the screen size. They both have the same features its just a bigger screen size. But if they both have the same functions why is it a big deal. Save some money and get the small phone. Plus i am coming from an samsung galaxy core prime to this phone. Its a big diffrence for me hahah lol
I went with the Pixel 2 after having used a iPhone 6+. While I liked the bigger size and longer battery life, I didn't like the bulkiness of the phone. I like a small phone that fits in the pocket. I saw that the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL had the same hardware specs other than screen size, so I went with the Pixel 2. I glad I did, for I noticed the XL is having some screen issues (which I'm sure Google will iron out, but it's still a hassle for people who already own the phone. So far I love this phone, for the camera is great, the Android OS is fast and Google doesn't put on bloatware that most other phone companies do. I personally think face recognition is not perfected yet and it should be funny seeing people looking into the iPhone X phones, but don't get me wrong iPhones are still good phones. It's just a personal choice of what kind of phone features that one is looking for.
I'm having a problem with my Pixel XL 2, can you see if yours does this I haven't seen anyone report on this yet... When I Facebook and you come across a meme but it's a video one, when tapping on the picture it disappears!!! Can you confirm this please and if not do you have a possible fix to this??
Yes, it's also a phone from 2012 - 2015 apparently, despite the fact that even the first bezeless phone was released late 2016 and all the others (which aren't even *that* many to begin with) all appeared in 2017. But hey, you can't fix stupid, so there's that...
Thanks for making this video. The 2 XL has gotten all of the attention so it's nice to see a comparison with the smaller option. AND it's good to see a reviewer consider the hand fit. Smaller phones fit human hands better... I'll take that over a larger 2:1 bezelless display.
I always wish that when comparisons like this are done people at least use the same wallpaper. Small nit, but it's picked. For me, I would prefer an HTC built phone over LG - I don't mind the bezels (have Pixel 1) - and I prefer a smaller form-factor, but that battery would likely convince to go for the XL alone.
S8 Wi-Fi download speed test slower than iPhone5. Tried on 2 s8's and s8+. They're all dual SIM. I can't find people with the same problem online. I'm thinking it's because most people who do tests and post online are people from regions where they only have single SIM. Any thoughts can someone try with an s8 single sim vs s8 dual SIM?
Skipping both is the wisest. Note 8 isn't worth 940, iPhone X isn't worth 1000, V30 not for 830 and Pixels especially not worthed their price. We should stop manufacturers turning us into addictive 🐑. Too much commercials isn't healthy for most it seems.
I have the Pixel 2 and love it. I reckon I would be happy with either phone but the larger phone is $320 more expensive here and I'm not paying $1400 AUD for a phone. Not this year anyway. And the larger phone wasn't in stock so my choice was easy.
Just talk man. The device is fucking great. Best phone I've had and I've had all of the Nexus devices and still have two of those. I think the price deters lots of people. This is what it is now. You want to play you have to pay. Easy to point out Internet hype mentioned failures to try to deter spending the money. Again, best phone i've ever had. Android is the most refined it's ever been and should be. The hardware feels just right. No better Android experience. Period!!
I wish they could trim down the bezels on the pixel 2 just a little dit more to make it look a bit for normal, I mean that bezels look unusually big. But other than that the smaller pixel 2 is a great package and you will forget about the bezels in like couple of days and it's display is also better than Xl one (though xl's 3d glass design kinda grew on me lately).
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Khalid Summerfield you never notice bezels when you're using the phone. The battery is pretty legit, I am a semi-heavy user and I don't charge every day. And if you do need to charge, it's always done in about 45 minutes from >10%
Heinrich Hoffmann ok good to know i kinda understand the bezeless trend but i think they should release a one-hande usable device besides the s8 all other 18:9 devices are just too big in my opinion, not that i can not use them but i prefer onehanded use..
Mr. PoopyButthole my last device was the iPhone 6s plus 5,5'. I love the smaller display of the pixel2. With Android 8.0 Oreo it's the perfect combo. And the display has issues 😜😜. Normally I'm a pure Apple user and I bought only iPhones since the 3G. The pixel2 is my first Android device ever. It could not be better. 😜😍😃
Isaiah Thomas I don't think the bezels are ugly on the Pixel 2. But everyone has their own preference. Google Support straight from the Pixel 2 settings and top tier support agents make the Pixel 2 a great choice.
fightnight14 Yes I went to Target and got a black Pixel 2. I love it, such a nice upgrade from my aging and slowed down Samsung S5. With the Target gift card and 2 year month discount from Verizon. The phone will cost me $162.
LeGoogle Chrome no doubt, won't argue with you about that. But I can live with it. It really doesn't take away from the user experience.
No burn-in's either on my device. But even if the burn-ins appear. Probably won't notice it. I didn't with the original Pixel XL. Didn't even know, until someone said the original Pixel XL had burn-in's.
MrrQuackers You're welcome. When it comes to mobile games by the way, I think monument valley 2 launched yesterday. That's the sequel to the game they used to showcase the Nexus 6. It's really really good, but it does cost a few bucks. Just a random recommendation.
# 0ne doesn't have dual cameras yet it's the best camera of the year, more people are caring less about the headphone jack such as myself, Wireless charging would have been nice yet it still needs more advancement.
Pixel 2 = Good
Pixel 2 XL = Great
I use the XL and the battery lasts the whole day with decent to heavy usage. I have bluetooth devices connected and location turned on all the time, brightness at auto. I'm happy
There's a big up to 50% off deal that Verizon's having (but the trade-in only works if you have a smartphone as old as 2 years), which might explain why the demand for it is high now.
It sucks too, because I really want the Pixel 2 Kinda Blue model.... :(
I'm thinking about buying the Google Pixel 2 rather than the Google Pixel 2 XL. But can someone answer me this question?
*The Google Pixel 2 has AMOLED screen and the Google Pixel 2 XL has pOLED screen. What is the difference between the two?*